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File #: 19-0452    Version: 1 Name: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FEES
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Committee Report
File created: 10/30/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT FEES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 7 - Fees, Chapter 1- Fee Schedule of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows: 7-1-1: FEES. BASE PERMIT FEES: Base fees for all Picnic, Special/Athletic Event, Hourly Athletic Field, Monthly Fitness Instructor, Model Airplane, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, Filming/Photography, Campgrounds and Indoor Room Rental permits may increase each calendar year up to the rate, if positive, of the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumer (CPI-U) as of July of the prior year, rounded up to the nearest dollar. A schedule of such base permit fees shall be included each year in the District's Annual Appropriations Ordinance. Permittees shall be charged the fee that is applicable for the date(s) of the permitted event. (Base fees exclude application fees, cost of District provided security, special use fees, securit...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

 

FEES

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 7 - Fees, Chapter 1- Fee Schedule of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:

 

7-1-1:  FEES.

 

BASE PERMIT FEES:

Base fees for all Picnic, Special/Athletic Event, Hourly Athletic Field, Monthly Fitness Instructor, Model Airplane, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, Filming/Photography, Campgrounds and Indoor Room Rental permits may increase each calendar year up to the rate, if positive, of the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumer (CPI-U) as of July of the prior year, rounded up to the nearest dollar. A schedule of such base permit fees shall be included each year in the District’s Annual Appropriations Ordinance.  Permittees shall be charged the fee that is applicable for the date(s) of the permitted event. (Base fees exclude application fees, cost of District provided security, special use fees, security deposits, and vending.)

Not-to-Exceed Fees for Pools/Aquatic Centers, Golf Courses, Snowmobile Permits, Ski Rentals, Equestrian Licenses/Tags, Off-Leash Dog Area Memberships, Equipment Rentals, Aerial Adventure admission, Approved Vendor List, Conservation@Home, and related administrative charges shall be included each year in the District’s Annual Appropriations Ordinance and may be increased with the approval of the District’s Board of Commissioners.

The above-referenced fees shall be posted on the District’s website.

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:

Additional ten percent Non-County Resident Premiums apply to base permit fees for Picnic, Special/Athletic Event, Hourly Athletic Field, Monthly Fitness Instructor, Model Airplane, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, and Filming/Photography. Additional Non-County Resident Premiums may apply as stated in this Code or the then current Annual Appropriations Ordinance.

A change fee applies to any permit changes. Permit changes or new permit requests made within two weeks of event date shall require an additional administration fee as described in the then current Annual Appropriations Ordinance.

A District Police security fee may be required for certain events based upon size and type of event.

An application fee, as stated in the then current Annual Appropriations Ordinance, shall apply to permit requests for Special/Athletic Events, Filming/Photography, Day Camp, Overflow Parking, Model Airplane, Hourly Athletic Field, Monthly Fitness Instructor, and Indoor Room Rentals.

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INDOOR ROOM RENTALS:

Indoor Room Rentals require a minimum 4-hour rental time unless otherwise stated on the fee schedule included in the then current Annual Appropriations Ordinance

Stated rates and minimum rental times may not apply to Indoor Room Rentals for District Volunteer Stewards, units of local government and permit applicants who have an executed partnership agreement with the District.-----

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                     Effective date:  This ordinance shall be in effect  December 17, 2019.

 

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